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Photos: Day 2 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 2 of our Vernal Pledge Party: Tuba Skinny, Johnny Sansone, Shannon Powell, Magnetic Ear,  volunteers, food, and fun. Read more

An 'OZ moment: shoes brought in by Andrew Grafe

Wed, 03/19/14
Authored by George Ingmire
I was talking about these shoes on the air, brought in by Andrew Grafe today.   An oz moment... Read more

Photos: Day 1 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Wed, 03/19/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 1 of our Vernal Pledge Party: Groovesect, Los Otros, Dave Ferrato, and Larry Sieberth, volunteers, food, and fun. Read more

Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns, "I'll Wait For You"

Wed, 03/19/14
Authored by David Stafford
How about we get Wednesday (Vernal Pledge Party, Day 2) going with little Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns, doing "I'll Wait For You" from their recent Fooler's Gold CD? This was recorded for on Dutch TV at Bimhuis (a venue for jazz and improvised music in Amsterdam) ... Read more

Love Notes from Our Listeners!

Tue, 03/18/14
Authored by David Stafford
It's Pledge Party time, vernal edition! We love hearing from our listeners, who are invited to share their comments about the station when they contribute and help us guard the groove. Here's a sampling: We love you!!! We listen every day, can’t live without you! –Gary &... Read more

Thank you Tesla (still waiting for the free electricity)

Tue, 03/18/14
When I was a small (problem) child, I hid underneath the covers at night with a small radio. I went back and forth through the stations and the white noise and the static of broken music and words.  Late night preachers, forgotton blues, country songs about trucks, trains an... Read more

Wes Anderson, March 17, 2014

Tue, 03/18/14
Director Wes Anderson (Rushmore, The Royal Tenebaums) talks with Murf Reeves about his latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel,  and lots more.   ~More WWOZ Interviews~ Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Royal Southern Brotherhood "

Tue, 03/18/14
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program is a dedicated to a full hour of the Royal Southern Brotherhood, recorded live at French Quarter Fest 2012. The rock 'n' roll collective is headed by Cyril Neville, Devon Allman, and Mike Zito. Together they fuse elements of New Orleans funk rhythms, sou... Read more

Vernal Pledge Party Underway Now!

Mon, 03/17/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our Spring Membership Drive--AKA the Vernal Pledge Party--is currently happening (and happening, if you get my drift) and runs through Friday, March 28. WWOZ is only alive and kickin' thanks to the generous support of you, our family of members. Here are some reasons to sup... Read more

Red Baraat, Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 03/17/14
Authored by David Stafford
Coming this Saturday night (March 22) to the Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival in Armstrong Park: Brooklyn's Red Baraat and their exhilarating blend of North Indian Bhangra rhythms with jazz, brass, funk, hip-hop, and more. (A "kind of ethnomusicologist’s academic dre... Read more

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